social justice

More Companies Have Designated Juneteenth a Paid Holiday (Updated)

As the Senate passes Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, corporations including Best Buy and National Grid join a growing list of businesses who've recognized the occasion in the wake of George Floyd's death.

Kenny Herzog

Meet the New CEO Laying Groundwork for Corporate Equity Just In Time for Juneteenth

Sandra Quince was named a diversity-and-inclusion coalition's first-ever CEO days before the anniversary of George Floyd's death and a month before Juneteenth 2021, and the symbolism and opportunity are not lost on her.

Kenny Herzog

Employee Activism Is on the Rise. What Does That Mean for Companies?

In the wake of a tense political climate, employees are more vocal than ever about issues in the workplace.

Justin Chan

Is the Future of Business Going to Be as Diverse as We Think?

Veteran diversity consultant Dee C. Marshall has worked with everyone from members of Congress to tech-policy makers to make sure the answer is "yes," and she tells us whether we're getting close.

Kenny Herzog

Why Are Venture Capitalists Still Funding Mostly White, Male Entrepreneurs?

A virtual roundtable discussion with three architects behind the recent, revealing "Diversity in U.S. Startups" report.

Kenny Herzog

Black Women Entrepreneurs, Not Banks, Helped Me Keep My Company Going During the Pandemic

The wisdom of pioneers like Madam C.J. Walker serve as a blueprint for how fellow small-business owners can be the key to your success.

8 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read About Dismantling Racism in Business

Great books to help leaders better understand issues of social inequality and to inspire positive action.

Jennifer Dorsey

10 Inspiring MLK Quotes on Leadership and Purpose

A look back at Martin Luther King Jr.'s words of wisdom.

'Shark Tank' Star Daymond John to His Younger Self: 'Get the Hell Out of Here!'

The FUBU founder and VC discusses his new, celebrity-studded livestream event to boost support for black- and minority-owned businesses. And how he thinks his younger self would do in a pitch meeting.

Kenny Herzog

A Brief Guide to Letting Black Entrepreneurs Be Entrepreneurs

If you want to make the business world more inclusive and equitable, stop seeing Black founders as a cause worth supporting and start viewing them as the innovators and difference-makers they already are.

Mary Spio

Michael Jordan's New NASCAR Venture Is Another Slam-Dunk Business Move

The NBA icon and mogul shows yet again that true leaders forge ahead and create opportunities that change the culture.

Andrew Medal

Michael Jordan Gets Into the NASCAR Game

The basketball great will field a Cup car with Bubba Wallace behind the wheel.

Jonathan Small